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Atrocity Speech LawFoundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Atrocity Speech Law: Foundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Gregory S. Gordon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190612689
eISBN:
9780190612719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190612689.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Hate speech is widely considered a precondition for mass atrocity. Since World War II a large body of case law has interpreted the key offenses criminalizing such discourse: (1) incitement to ... More

Commitment and Cooperation on High CourtsA Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges

Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts: A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges

Benjamin Alarie and Andrew J. Green

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199397594
eISBN:
9780199397617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199397594.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Judicial decision-making is ideally impartial. In reality, judges are influenced by many different factors, including institutional context, ideological commitment, fellow justices on a panel, and ... More

The Constitution of European Democracy

The Constitution of European Democracy

Dieter Grimm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805120
eISBN:
9780191843754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805120.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Europe is in crisis. With rising unrest among citizens of European Union Member States exemplified by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), and the growing popularity of anti-EU ... More

Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium

Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium

Paul Behrens (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795940
eISBN:
9780191837128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795940.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

The granting of diplomatic asylum to Julian Assange, the dangers faced by diplomats in trouble spots around the world, WikiLeaks and the publication of thousands of embassy cables—situations like ... More

The Dual StateA Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship

The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship

Ernst Fraenkel and Jens Meierhenrich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198716204
eISBN:
9780191784378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716204.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This text, first published in 1941, provides a comprehensive analysis of the rise and nature of National-Socialism, and is the only such analysis written from within Hitler’s Germany. Its central ... More

Everyday Law in Russia

Everyday Law in Russia

Kathryn Hendley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book challenges the prevailing common wisdom that Russians cannot rely on their law and that Russian courts are hopelessly politicized and corrupt. While acknowledging the persistence of ... More

The Face That Launched a Thousand LawsuitsThe American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

Jessica Lake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300214222
eISBN:
9780300225303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214222.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The advent of the photographic and cinematic camera in the mid to late 19th century caused new harms to individuals (particularly women), which existing laws (copyright, defamation, trespass) were ... More

Inventing American ExceptionalismThe Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800-1877

Inventing American Exceptionalism: The Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800-1877

Amalia D. Kessler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198072
eISBN:
9780300224849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198072.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

It is widely accepted that American procedure—and indeed American legal culture as a whole—are adversarial (and distinctively so). Yet, precisely because this assumption is so deep-rooted, we have ... More

Latour and the Passage of Law

Latour and the Passage of Law

Kyle McGee (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697908
eISBN:
9781474416061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697908.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Thirteen essays exploring Bruno Latour's legal theory from a variety of disciplinary perspectives – including a chapter by Bruno Latour responding to the arguments and critiques offered in each ... More

The Law of Nations in Global History

The Law of Nations in Global History

C. H. Alexandrowicz

David Armitage and Jennifer Pitts (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

In recent years there has been a growing awareness of the need to write a global history of law of nations that disengages from parochial national and regional histories. It is hoped that these ... More

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